Passamaquoddy

Passamaquoddy Indian tribe of s.e. Maine, from Micmac, lit. "place where pollack are plentiful," or else, if it originally is a tribal name, "those of the place of many pollack."

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  • Passamaquoddy — Ehemalige Wohngebiete Die Passamaquoddy sind Algonkin sprechende Indianer, die beiderseits der Grenze zwischen den USA und Kanada im nordöstlichen US Bundesstaat Maine und der benachbarten kanadischen Provinz Neubraunschweig lebten. Ihr… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Passamaquoddy — The Passamaquoddy (Peskotomuhkati or Pestomuhkati in the Passamaquoddy language) are a Native American/First Nations people who live in northeastern North America, primarily in Maine and New Brunswick. The Passamaquoddy lacked a written history… …   Wikipedia

  • Passamaquoddy — /pas euh meuh kwod ee/, n., pl. Passamaquoddies, (esp. collectively) Passamaquoddy for 1. 1. a member of a small tribe of North American Indians formerly of coastal Maine and New Brunswick and now living in Maine. 2. the Eastern Algonquian… …   Universalium

  • Passamaquoddy — noun a) an Algonquian people of Maine (U.S.) and New Brunswick (Canada). b) the Passamaquoddy language belongs to the group of the large family. There are about 1,500 speakers remaining in Maine and New Brunswick. It is mutually intelligible with …   Wiktionary

  • passamaquoddy — ˌpasəməˈkwädē noun (plural passamaquoddy or passamaquoddies) Usage: usually capitalized 1. a. : an Indian people of Maine and New Brunswick, Canada b. : a member of such people …   Useful english dictionary

  • passamaquoddy — pas·sa·ma·quod·dy …   English syllables

  • Passamaquoddy Bay — is an inlet of the Bay of Fundy, between the U.S. state of Maine and the Canadian province of New Brunswick, at the mouth of the St. Croix River. Most of the bay lies within Canada, with its western shore bounded by Washington County, Maine. The… …   Wikipedia

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